Chapter 30. Animals

  1. R. G. Frey and
  2. Christopher Heath Wellman
  1. Jeff McMahan

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996621.ch39

A Companion to Applied Ethics

A Companion to Applied Ethics

How to Cite

McMahan, J. (2005) Animals, in A Companion to Applied Ethics (eds R. G. Frey and C. Heath Wellman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996621.ch39

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781557865946

Online ISBN: 9780470996621

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Keywords:

  • difference between human beings and animals;
  • moral philosophies;
  • psychological capacities;
  • human species;
  • Co-membership in humans

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Differences between Human Beings and Other Animals

  • The Morality of Causing Suffering and the Morality of Killing

  • Practical Issues